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Case Manager in Brooklyn at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview


The Case Manager will;
 
Job Functions
  • Engage in-patient clients at acute care hospitals, state psychiatric centers or state operated residences and participate in the coordination of their discharge.
  • Provide intensive emotional and practical support to clients as they transition back into their communities and into a support housing living environment.
  • Conduct home visits as assigned.
  • Develop short term person centered treatment plans to assist client towards achieving their goals.
  • Monitor and record client’s progress with respect to treatment goals.
  • Assist and instruct individuals in attending to personal hygiene, grooming, nutrition and daily living.
  • Support clients in sustaining community tenure by ensuring strong linkage to community based treatment programs and resources.
  • Accompany clients to appointments with community based treatment providers and other services as needed.
  • Assist and supervise in meal preparation, laundry and light housekeeping tasks.
  • Comply with all required in-service training and staff development.
  • Provide support, as needed, to the peers on the team
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferable in psychology, social work, sociology or related field.
  • Case management work experience in a social service agency, preferable serving a mental health population.
  • Knowledge of mental illness and the needs of individual living with severe and persistent mental illness.
 
SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.
 
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays